Originally Posted by HarryT
Given that the book is aimed at 10 year old children, I think this is entirely appropriate, myself. I think that I would have been among the "complainers" if I'd bought it for my 10 year old nephew and seen language like that.
Why? Is it just language that is bad or would you complain about the plot?
What about Diana Wynne Jones? Unacceptable for children?
I just cannot understand this mind set people have that complains about these things.